Directions to Miller Ferry to Put-in-Bay and Middle Bass Island Ohio

How to find the Miller Ferry Catawba Dock

Miller Ferry Billboard 2008Miller Ferries passenger and auto service leave from Catawba Island (which is actually a peninsula) at the end of Route 53 North. Miller Boat Line billboards and state signage will help point your way. During office hours an attendant will be glad to help with directions, call 800-500-2421.
 

Our physical address for GPS is:
5174 East Water St.
Port Clinton, Ohio, 43452

Mileage FromMileage
Directions to Put-in-Bay 
Cedar Point25
Cleveland, OH70
Toledo, OH65
Columbus, OH125
Cincinnati, OH220
Port Clinton, OH9
Detroit, MI125
Indianapolis, IN175
Pittsburgh, PA195
Niagara Falls, NY300
  • From Sandusky, Cleveland and East

    Follow Interstate 90 West to Route 2 West. Cross over Sandusky Bay Bridge, get in right lane, then exit onto Route 53 North / Catawba Is. Go straight north for 7 miles to the end of Route 53 North.
  • From the Ohio Turnpike Heading West

    Take either Exit 118 North (Route 250) or Exit 110 North (Route 4), then onto Route 2 West. Cross over Sandusky Bay Bridge, get in right lane, then exit onto Route 53 North / Catawba Is. Go straight North for 7 miles to the end of Route 53 North.
  • If you are coming from Cedar Point

    Follow Route 6 West to Route 2 West, cross the Sandusky Bay Bridge, then exit right onto Route 53 North / Catawba Is. Go straight North for 7 miles to the end of Route 53 North.
  • If you are coming from Kalahari Resort

    Follow Route 250 North, exit left onto Route 2 West, cross the Sandusky Bay Bridge then exit onto Route 53 North / Catawba Is. Go straight North for 7 miles to the end of Route 53 North.
  • From Toledo and West

    Follow State Route 2 East then exit onto Route 53 North / Catawba Is. - the Lake Erie Islands. Follow Route 53 North to the end.
  • From the Ohio Turnpike - Heading East

    Take Exit 91(Route 53), follow North to Route 2 East then exit onto Route 53 North / Catawba Is. - the Lake Erie Islands. Follow Route 53 North to the end.
  • From Port Clinton
    There are two routes to reach the Miller Catawba Dock from Port Clinton.

    Take Route 163 (Perry Street, which runs along the lakefront) East to the intersection with Route 53 (you will pass a Wal-Mart on the right). Turn left onto Route 53 North, drive straight for 6 miles to the end of Catawba.
    OR: Take Route 163 East to Sand Road, which becomes West Catawba Rd. Follow to the end. This is a scenic route.
  • From Columbus

    Follow Route 23 North. Exit onto Route 4 North / Bucyrus. Exit onto Route 2 West, cross the Sandusky Bay Bridge. Then exit onto Route 53 North, follow to the end.
    OR: Take Route 23 North. Exit onto Route 53 North / Fremont, follow North to Route 2 East then exit onto Route 53 North / Catawba Is. - the Lake Erie Islands. Follow Route 53 North to the end. 
  • From Dayton and Cincinnati

    Follow Route 75 North to Route 6 East / Bowling Green. Follow Route 6 East to Route 53 North Fremont. Follow Route 53 North to Route 2 East then exit onto Route 53 North / Catawba Is. - the Lake Erie Islands. Follow Route 53 North to the end.

Put-in-Bay Schedule & Fares

One Way Fares:

Adult
Child (6-11yrs.)
Child (under 6yrs.)
Bicycle
Car*

$ 7.00
$ 1.50
Free
$ 2.00
$ 15.00

*Does not include passengers

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Middle Bass Schedule & Fares

One Way Fares:

Adult
Child (6-11yrs.)
Child (under 6yrs.)
Bicycle
Car*

$ 9.50
$ 3.00
Free
$ 3.00
$ 21.50

*Does not include passengers

Middle Bass Vehicles require reservations View Departure Schedule

Island Events

Put-in-Bay Extended Schedule

Nov. 28 - Until Weather Permits

Middle Bass Extended Schedule

Nov. 26, 28, 30

Christmas Bazaar

Thursday, December 4 Put-in-Bay Middle Bass Island
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